How to apply to the VConnect #ViewMyCity photo contest

At VConnect, we are dedicated to promoting and connecting people to local businesses all over the country. We've just upgraded our website to make that easier. As part of our site upgrade, we want to reward our users for the effort of providing wonderful aerial shots or skyline images of Nigeria cities. These images once approved, will serve as background images to different cities on our homepage. There are lots of prizes to be won and to enter into the competition is free. To apply to the VConnect #ViewMyCity photo contest, simply do the following: Follow us on either Facebook, Twitter or Instagram @vconnectnigeria Upload and share “aerial view” images of different cities ...

#DiscoverWithVConnect – Keep track of your network with “activity feed”

More than a directory, more than a marketplace, VConnect is a network of buyers and sellers. On the left side of the homepage, you can keep track of your network. See your latest activities on VConnect, and what other people in your network are liking, sharing and rating. The nifty little segment of our upgrade that lets you do this is the “activity feed.” The objective is to summarize all the interactions in your network in one simple stream. You get to see who has just reviewed a business, what store/business one of your followers just liked or the type of business list another of your follower just created. This means you are not missing out on the ...

#DiscoverWithVConnect – Let the search bar get you your heart’s desire

It's impossible to miss the search bar on the new vconnect.com website.  The search bar has taken the center stage just for you. It has been designed with a filter tool that can streamline your search to a specifically chosen location. You can search for a business, a product or a service. How to use the search bar Visit VConnect to search for a product or business and see for yourself. __ We rely on your feedback to make the experience the best it can be for you. Share your feedback in the comments. As always, we'll be listening and taking your thoughts seriously. __ VConnect is on a mission to make ...

5 ways the new VConnect upgrades will improve your experience

From the shiny new Samsung S7 and the heavy-duty Nikon DSLR to self-development courses and lifestyle services, there is an intimidating collection of products and services on VConnect. All these account for millions of visitors on VConnect.com every day. But we know that behind every great product or service, is a great business selling it. There are over 1.2 million local businesses registered on VConnect, and that number is growing at a rapid clip. We want to make the process of finding these businesses as easy as possible. It’s why we have hunkered down for the past few months to improve the website. We added a couple of cool new upgrades to VConnect such as our intelligent search, adaptive review engine, and curated business lists. Here are five ways these updates will improve your experience on ...

VConnect introduces new upgrades for improved business discovery and engagement [Press Release]

Lagos, Nigeria: July 2016 - VConnect (vconnect.com), Nigeria's largest search engine for local businesses, has rolled out new upgrades on the website that prioritize business discovery and engagement. The VConnect engineers redesigned core components on the website and added some more. All these will make it easier for people to find, connect with, and buy from the 1.2 million business on our network. The overall design is now simpler and more functional. "Our goal is to provide complete information that helps users to find and connect with businesses that are right for them. VConnect isn't just a business search engine; it's a discovery and engagement platform," says Deepankar Rustagi, VConnect Founder, and General Manager. "This redesign is our best attempt yet at making ...

#DiscoverWithVConnect: What is a business list?

One of the upgrades that make our new website truly functional is our business curation tool called "business lists". We designed the "business list" to help you find, engage and keep track of the right local businesses as easily as possible. You can create business lists along different lines of interest. For example, you can create a list of your “favourite restaurants on the Island”, “top grocery stores in Surulere”, “top 3 photo studio in Lagos” or "top restaurants to watch the sunset in Lagos." The lists are limitless. Why does this even matter? There are a number of advantages the business tool affords you. It gives you a quick access to businesses that fulfill a certain need for you. You can also make the best business popular while ...